July 4 Fireworks Show in F.C. Set

June 28, 2017 8:59 PM0 comments

A free Independence Day celebration in Falls Church will be held on Tuesday, July 4 on the grounds of George Mason High School at 7124 Leesburg Pike. Gates will open at 6 p.m. and seating will be on the Jack Gambill Athletic Fields and the Northern Virginia Graduate Center parking […]

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Vehicle Owners Asked to Move Cars

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The City of Falls Church issued a statement this week asking citizens to move vehicles off the streets from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. on the day their area of the City is scheduled for street sweeping, beginning July 10. Crews will be working to keep over 200 tons of […]

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F.C. Council, School Board Move To Authorize School Referendum

June 29, 2017 9:10 AM0 comments

On Monday, the Falls Church City Council was unanimous in giving preliminary approval to developing language for a school bond referendum on November’s ballot, and to move ahead with the discussion on how much debt the City should absorb at this stage.

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Kaboom! Target, Aldi Announce Moves to Falls Church in Past 2 Days

June 28, 2017 12:36 PM0 comments

Target formally announced plans to open a 26,000-square foot, small-format store on the now vacant ground floor of the new Lincoln at Tinner Hill mixed-use development and the German-based discount grocery chain Aldi announced plans to open a location at the Tower Square Shopping Center.

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German Discount Grocery Chain to Open Location in F.C.

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Aldi, a German-based discount grocery chain moving aggressively in U.S. markets with plans for over 900 stores, has signed a lease to open a 19,000 square foot store in the Tower Square shopping center, 155 Hillwood Avenue in downtown Falls Church, according to a report by Rebecca Cooper in Tuesday’s […]

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Falls Church Council Takes Step Toward November School Bond Referendum

June 27, 2017 9:05 AM0 comments

Taking its first formal step to place a school bond referendum on this November’s ballot, the Falls Church City Council was unanimous in giving preliminary approval to the step Monday night, and to move ahead with the discussion on how much debt such a move the City should absorb at this stage.

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Falls Church Schools Select Valerie Hardy as New Mary Ellen Henderson Principal

June 26, 2017 12:27 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools announced today the recommendation of Valerie K. Hardy by the selection committee to be the new principal of Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School.

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FBI Seeks Public Assistance in Search for Serial Bank Robber

June 22, 2017 2:55 PM0 comments

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is requesting the public’s aid in the organization’s manhunt for the “American League Bandit,” a serial bank robber who has orchestrated a string of one-man heists – including an attempted Falls Church bank robbery – since last November.

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Sen. Warner Assails New Senate GOP Healthcare Plan

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Virginia U.S. Sen. Mark. Warner, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, issued a scathing indictment of the draft text of the Republican healthcare repeal bill this morning:: Sen. Warner stated, “This bill would kick millions of people off their insurance, raise healthcare costs for Virginians, especially seniors, and leave […]

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Mason High Graduates a Record 194

June 21, 2017 8:22 PM0 comments

A school-record 194 students received their diplomas during George Mason High School’s 2017 commencement ceremonies at DAR Constitution Hall today.

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